Environment Celebration Institute

Low Growing Perennial Cover Plants For Northwestern US

Ajunga Reptans (Carpet Bugle) Zones 4-9. Height: 2-3″
Swallowtail Garden Seeds (Swallowtailgardenseeds.com) 1-877-489-7333
Arctostaphylos edmundsii Carmel Sur Manzanita (Sur Manzanita)
Moose Creek Nursery.com 760-749-3216
Yerba Buena Nursery (yerbabuenanursery.com) 650-851-1668

Aubrieta x cultorum (Rock Cress) Zones 4-9. Height: 3-6″
Swallowtail Garden Seeds (Swallowtailgardenseeds.com) 1-877-489-7333
Seedaholic.com
Hardyplants.com

Campanula poscharskyana (Serbian bellflower) Zones 3-8. Height: 6″
Seedaholic.com

Ceanothus maritimus (Bluff California Lilac)(rare)
Las Pilitas Nursery (laspilatis.com) 760-749-5930
Bay Natives (www.baynatives.com ) 415-287-6755

Chrysanthemum paludosum (Creeping Daisy)
American Meadows 877-309-7333 Amazon.com
Outside Pride (outsidepride.com) 800-670-4192

Corethrogyne filaginifolia Silver carpet (Common Corethrogyne and California Aster)
Las Pilitas.com 760-749-5930 Larner Seeds (www.larnerseeds.com)

Dichondra – Zones 8-11. Height: 1-2″.
Outsidepride.com

Erigonum caespitosum (Matted Buckwheat)
Pacific Rim Native Plant Nursery (www.hillkeep.ca )
Canada Geoscape Desert Nursery (www.geoscapenursery.com) 208-884-1251

Euphorbia maculate

Fragaria virginiana var. platypetala (Western Alpine Strawberry)
Las Pilitas Nursery (laspilatis.com) 760-749-5930

Festuca ovina L. (Sheep Fescue)
American Meadows (www.americanmeadows.com ) 877-309-7333

Herniaria Glabra (Green Carpet) Zones 5-8. Height: 1-3″
Seedman.com

Heuchera hirsutissima (Idyllwild Rock Flower)
Las Pilitas Nursery (laspilatis.com) 760-749-5930

Horkelia parryi (Parrys Horkelia)
Las Pilitas Nursery (laspilatis.com) 760-749-5930

Lemon Frost Thymeis – Zones 5-8. Width: 18″ diameter.

Leptinella gruveri (Miniature Brass Buttons) Zones 7-9. Height: 1-2″
Lowe’s Hardware

Leptinella minor – Zones 7-9.

Lysimachia nuinmularia (Creeping Jenny) Zones 5-8. Height: 2-6″
Amazon.com

Juncus phaeocephalus

Mazus reptans (Creeping mazus) Zones: 5-9. Height: 2-4″.
Lowe’s Hardware

Mentha requieneii (Corsican Mint) Zones 6-9, Height 6″.

Monardella macrantha (red monardella, hummingbird monardella and Hummingbird Coyote Mint)
High Country Gardens (highcountrygardens.com) 800-925-9387
Nemophila Maculata (Five Spot) Amazon.com

‘Nana’ Creeping Cinquefoil (Potentilla neumanniana) Zones 4-6. Height: 1-3″

Nemophilia maculate

Oenothera californica (California Evening Primrose)
Plant world Seeds (http://www.plant-world-seeds.com/)

Penstemon heterodoxus (Sierra Penstemon)
Northwest Native Seed, 17595 Vierra Canyon Rd #172, Prunedale, CA 93907
Las Pilitas Nursery (laspilatis.com) 760-749-5930

Potentilla aurea (Cinquefoil) Zones 4-8. Height: 2-6″
Plant-world-seeds.com

Pratia pendunculata (Blue Star Creeper) Zones 6-9. Height: 1-2″
Amazon.com

Sagina subulata ‘Aurea’ (Scott Moss) Zones 3-9. Height: 1″.
Bluestone Perennials Nursery

Salvia sonomensis ‘Hobbit Toes’
California Flora Nursery (calfloranursery.com) 707-528-8813

Satureja douglasii (Yerba Buena)
Amazon.com (Little Grove seeds)

Saxifraga Arendsil (Purple Robe) Zone 4-9. Height: 6″
Seedman.com

Sedum glaucophyllum (Cliff Stonecrop)
Amazon.com
Outside Pride (outsidepride.com) 800-670-4192
Seed man.com
Portland Nursery (portlandnursery.com) 503-231-5050

Sedum oreganum (Green Stonecrop)
Seed man.com
Portland Nursery (portlandnursery.com) 503-231-5050

Sedum ‘Silver Moon’
Portland Nursery (portlandnursery.com) 503-231-5050

Selleria microphylla (Fine TIde Turf) Zones 8-10. Height: 1″.

Thymus pseudolanuginosus (Woolly Thyme) Zones 5-9. Height: 2″.

Thymus praecox ‘Reiter’s Red’ – Zones 3-8.

Thymus reiter (Reiter Creeping Thyme) Zones 4-9.

Thymus serpyllum (Creeping Thyme, Mother of Thyme) Zones 4-7. Height: 2-4″
Burpee.com
Amazon.com
Swallowtailgardenseeds.com
Seedman.com

Trifolium repens (Dutch White Clover) Zones 3-10. Height: 3-5″
Seedman.com

Veronica Prostrata (Prostrate or Rock Speedwell) Zones 4-8. Height: 4-6″
Seedman.com

Wallowa Mountains Mossy Sandwort (Desert Moss) Evergreen. Zones 4-8. Height: 1″.

Zinnia grandiflora (Prarie zinnia) Zones 4-9. Height: 4″
Plantsofthesouthwest.com